Home > Lifestyle > How to travel safely > Modes of travel Modes of travel All sections in Travel Health » Conditions of concern » Modes of Travel » Travel diet and fitness » General Travel Advice » Travel Health News Year in space put US astronaut's disease defences on alert Scientists have found that an astronaut who spent nearly a year in space had his immune system go on high alert. Quiz Wilderness Survival Skills » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Assess Test your sun sense » Join Heart to Heart » 8 healthy snacks to fill you Weird things found in airport security Life in space may take toll on spinal muscles Besides low back pain during and immediately after space missions, astronauts appear to be at increased risk of spinal disc herniation. Astronaut twins shed light on health hazards in space In a groundbreaking study, NASA researchers compared the biological differences between twins Scott and Mark Kelly. Here is what they found. British lawyer suffers gruesome spider bite whilst travelling to South Africa A 40 year old lawyer from the United Kingdom almost lost his leg after suffering a horrific spider bite on a Qatar flight to South Africa. The unique risks space tourists will face Space tourists may soon be plunking down six figures and buying passage to a low-earth orbit. But they should be aware of the health risks from gravitational forces, space radiation and space motion sickness. American questioned for shipping human body parts A tourist was questioned in Thailand after trying to ship baby's head and other body parts to the US. Why do people get air rage? In yet another air rage case, the niece of celebrity designer Ralph Lauren has been charged with drunk and disorderly conduct on high. What is it about air travel that makes passengers snap? US government wants airline data to prevent accidents In future the US government will require airlines to collect and analyse safety data to help spot troubling trends and prevent accidents. 10 worst passengers and who got kicked off the plane Drunk, swearing, urinating, vomiting, violent. Here's a list of what simply have to be the worst air passengers ever. Plane crash concerns as air traffic doubles Growing demand for travel, mostly in developing nations, to pose safety challenge for airlines. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Chela-Fer® iron supplement is easy on the gut for better days ADVERTORIAL: Help create a movement to change SA’s Health Status Do you suffer from red, itchy eyes? Effective treatment for ADHD is available Live healthier » Most couples do not get divorced after infertility struggles IVF kids may have higher risk of autism Progesterone gel as good as injection for IVF Fertility treatments tied to higher odds for pregnancy complications For most women who cannot conceive naturally, in vitro fertilisation is very safe and effective, but it may involve a higher risk of complications during pregnancy. Heart health » Another day at the office – thanks to a defibrillator close at hand Statins help the heart, no matter what your age Even the smallest fitness gains could help you reduce the risk of a heart attack 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.'